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Sudhanshu Mittal quits BJP post in another blow to Goel

Faction-ridden BJP received another jolt in Delhi when party’s election cell convenor in Delhi, Sudhanshu Mittal resigned from his post on August 19.

Harshvardhan likely to head BJP poll campaign

Notwithstanding the noises made in the BJP’s Delhi unit over who should get the post of the party’s election campaign committee chief, senior leader Harshvardhan’s name seems to be almost final.

Daler Mehndi may get Congress ticket

‘Bhangra King’ Daler Mehndi is likely to join the Congress and contest the Assembly elections in Delhi in November this year.

VK Malhotra threatens to quit as leader of Opposition

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and chief ministerial candidate in the last Assembly elections, Vijay Kumar Malhotra (81), on Friday reportedly threatened to resign from the post of leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly.

Donate used cars, laptop and mobile handsets: AAP

After declaring that it will fight the Delhi Assembly polls with public donation, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now asking people to donate spare used cars, laptops and mobile handsets among other things. Plea to aam aadmi

Poll-wary political parties see 'ally' in social media

Social media, especially Facebook, is likely to play an important role in the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.

No CM face for 'united' BJP in Delhi elections

Seeking to put up a united face ahead of the Delhi assembly elections and to end the infighting in the party, the Delhi BJP will go to the polls without a chief ministerial face. The party high command has, instead, decided to form two separate committees to handle the election preparations in the Capital.

Gadkari to balance ‘power centres’ in Delhi BJP

After forming two separate panels to oversee the coming assembly elections, the BJP’s incharge of Delhi — Nitin Gadkari — will also play a balancing act by retaining the power to ratify all poll-related decisions.

In last House lap, Cong to face price rise volley

The Delhi assembly’s monsoon session, starting Tuesday, is likely to begin on a stormy note with the Opposition BJP trying to corner the ruling Congress on the issue of illegal colonies, law and order and price hike.

Congress confirms Daler’s entry into party fold

The Delhi Congress on Monday confirmed that singer Daler Mehndi, two sitting legislators, one former legislator, a former municipal councillor were set to join them.

EC sops to attract you to the voting centre

The chief electoral officer (CEO) of Delhi is mulling setting up counters at polling stations where people can deposit their phones when they go in to vote.

Delhi assembly lists dos and don’ts for its MLAs

The Delhi Assembly has come up with a code of conduct for its legislators. The guidelines will apply even when members are on a study tour or are visiting a foreign country as part of a delegation.

BJP first list by Sept 15, sops for Poorvanchalis

The Delhi BJP would come up with its first list of candidates for the Assembly elections by September 15, the party said on Wednesday. The party also announced a slew of sops for Poorvanchalis.

‘Team BJP’ replaces Vijay Goel

Seeking to scotch speculation of a rift within its ranks, the Delhi BJP on Wednesday addressed reporters sitting before a ‘Team BJP’ poster instead of the usual Vijay Goel picture.

Arvind Kejriwal's party on lookout for Muslim faces

A group of Muslims, including Aligarh Muslim University alumni Irfanullah Khan and social activist Firoz Bakht Ahmed, are slated to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday.
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